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Central Finance are recruiting a full time Finance Officer to join their team in October 2018  

£17,299 - £18,830 Starting salary dependant on qualification level

37 hours per week

Term time plus 5 training days plus 2 additional weeks  

For October 2018

Bedford Catholic Schools are looking for a flexible and experienced Finance professional to assist with the day to day running of the Trust’s Finance function based at St Thomas More school site.

You will have at least 2 years’ experience of working in a Finance function, ideally in a school setting and you will either be studying towards your AAT Foundation in Accounting or have gained this qualification. With excellent IT skills, with particular focus on Excel and experience of financial management systems your varied responsibilities will include all elements of finance including raising purchase orders and paying invoices, reconciling payroll reports and sending out information to budget holders. You will be able to work on your own initiative under the guidance of the Finance Manager.

You will also have good communications skills coupled with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of colleagues in a supportive and friendly work environment.

Support towards completing and passing AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma examinations will be given.

For an informal discussion regarding the position please speak to Jane Stringer, Trust Chief Finance Officer on 01234 400222 ext 270

Applications forms are attached below. For any further information regarding the application process, please contact Karen Sallows by email

Closing date:  Monday, 24 September 2018 midday